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. washington,-- in the obama administration has not called this a coup. they are hoping there will be an accelerated move toward democracy. i'm sure this is good to hear, especially in light of what happened earlier today, which is been problematic generalsn some ways and people who supported them are saying this is really responding to the people that we want to be inclusive. on the other hand, a lot of things that have happened indicate theye need to send a message quickly. is it sayingood new elections need to be held when the results of the last elections were not respected? >> good question. i think part of the problem last time was we did not have, prior to the elections that led to but the parliament and the president, they did not have a new constitution. some of the people in this coalition -- mohamed al bharati who is central, that they needed to see new constitution first. that is not a small issue. about basic and fundamental rights. >> it is about basic and fundamental rights. what is common in this coalition -- they oppose morsi. based know what they don't
has jumped in and to try to make something happen here. how do you grade the obama administration about the seriousness between these talks? think they are totally committed for the search. thereatly appreciate president goes the effort, secretary of state hillary clinton, and we appreciate all their efforts and we view them as partners in the search for historic peace. during the first term, the administration tried a certain way to get the peace. we froze settlement construction for 10 months. hillary clinton called it unprecedented and it was to give the palestinians back to the negotiating table. they did not avail themselves of that opportunity. since then, they have not been able to return to the negotiating table. the secretary kerry has very intensely fought to get them back to the table. all the core issues, these are tough tory easy. we believe we can address all of those issues and reach a creative solution. no diminishing on the part of the administration. has beentary of state very committed. tavis: let me ask if they're the right people at the table. you can only mak
with a look at recent events in the middle east and afghanistan and the obama administration's response. mark halperin is joined by andrea mitchell of nbc news and peter baker of the "new york times." >> look, i think the overriding priority for the obama national security team is really one of stability, trying to keep the relationship from rupturing and trying to keep violence from spreading even worse than it has in the streets of cairo. you don't see them out there banging the drums and denouncing with full fury what's happening there. you don't see them criticizing even president morsi with full... either. they're trying very much to play a quiet game. president obama hasn't said one word in public about this yet. he's issued only a written statement expressing deep disappointment. his spokesman has called for calm and condemned violence. >> we continue tonight with the ongoing saga of n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. i'll be talking with people on both sides of that debate from the intelligence community to privacy advocates. philip mudd,otenberg, jesselyn radack and timothy murphy. >> and
and presidential and we think that's a good thing >> woodruff: so far, the obama administration said it will maintain u.s. aid to egypt. and in a bid to bolster egypt's economy, saudi arabia and the united arab emirates announced today a total of $8 billion in assistance. >> ifill: still to come on the newshour: political intrigue in the lone star state; artists who are also entrepreneurs; the b.p. settlement dispute; the immigration debate goes to the house; and portraits of american nurses. but first, with the other news of the day, here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: democrats in congress issued a warning to house republicans today on immigration reform. they insisted they will not accept any bill unless it provides a path to citizenship for 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally. the bill that passed the senate last month does just that. but in the house, speaker john boehner said the senate measure is still weak on what he considers the most fundamental point. >> the first big step that you have to have is serious border security because without serious border secur
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